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Wilmington North Carolina Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Wilmington North Carolina metro area was $57,667 in 2019, the latest figures available. Wilmington median household income is $326 higher than the median North Carolina household income and $8,045 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Wilmington median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Wilmington are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Wilmington North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
North Carolina $57,341 +4.58% +6.40%
Wilmington $57,667 +7.36% +7.92%

Trends in Wilmington, NC Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $57,667, the median household income for Wilmington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Wilmington, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Wilmington

Date US North Carolina Wilmington
2019 $65,712 $57,341 $57,667
2018 $63,059 $54,831 $53,712
2017 $62,927 $55,017 $54,666
2016 $61,383 $53,890 $53,433
2015 $60,187 $51,614 $56,821
2014 $58,001 $50,325 $52,393
2013 $57,437 $50,463 $52,319
2012 $57,307 $50,367 $55,776
2011 $57,531 $50,029 $49,281
2010 $58,809 $50,912 $52,674
2009 $59,988 $52,168 $52,598

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Wilmington Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Wilmington was $80,086 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina family income, Wilmington median family income is $8,037 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Wilmington will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Wilmington North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
North Carolina $72,049 +4.35% +8.57%
Wilmington $80,086 +9.32% +11.50%

Trends in Wilmington, NC Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $80,086, the median family income for Wilmington was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Wilmington, North Carolina, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Wilmington

Date US North Carolina Wilmington
2019 $80,944 $72,049 $80,086
2018 $77,786 $69,045 $73,255
2017 $77,064 $68,796 $79,232
2016 $75,707 $66,360 $71,826
2015 $73,660 $64,826 $74,343
2014 $71,246 $62,025 $68,974
2013 $70,386 $61,681 $64,823
2012 $69,752 $61,350 $66,903
2011 $70,009 $61,610 $64,336
2010 $71,221 $62,186 $69,366
2009 $72,962 $64,846 $65,365

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Wilmington Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Wilmington was $34,372 in 2019. Compared to the median North Carolina per capita income, Wilmington median per capita income is $2,351 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Wilmington will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Wilmington North Carolina

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
North Carolina $32,021 +2.32% +6.75%
Wilmington $34,372 +7.12% +9.78%

Trends in Wilmington, NC Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Wilmington is $34,372. Real per capita income peaked in 2017 at $35,397 and is now $1,025 (2.90%) lower.

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Wilmington

Date US North Carolina Wilmington
2019 $35,672 $32,021 $34,372
2018 $34,444 $31,294 $32,088
2017 $33,788 $30,829 $35,397
2016 $33,163 $29,996 $31,311
2015 $32,351 $28,921 $31,323
2014 $31,228 $27,861 $31,141
2013 $30,982 $27,896 $30,311
2012 $30,476 $27,258 $30,795
2011 $30,425 $27,462 $30,235
2010 $30,622 $27,535 $30,214
2009 $31,545 $28,432 $31,226

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